16-Jan-2019 to 14:41

Cote d’Ivoire: Gbagbo’s acquittal triggers angry demo in Abidjan

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Victims of the 2010-2011 post election crisis in Cote d’Ivoire vent their anger Wednesday in Abobo (a popular neighbourhood in northern Abidjan that supports President Alassane Ouattara) in protest against the “immediate acquittal and release” of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, which was ordered by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday.

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16-Jan-2019 to 14:02

ICC prosecutors to appeal Gbagbo’s acquittal

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will appeal the decision to acquit Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé, ICC Deputy Prosecutor Eric McDonald announced on Wednesday.

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16-Jan-2019 to 12:39

Khalifa Sall lodges appeal with Constitutional Council

APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Cheikh Diop — Former Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall whose candidacy for the 2019 presidential election in Senegal was rejected by the country’s Constitutional Court has challenged the decision.

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16-Jan-2019 to 11:30

Nigerian firm to build 100 000 housing units in Liberia

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's National Housing Authority (NHA) and Chaste Mutual Investment Limited of Nigeria have reached a deal for the construction of 100,000 housing units.

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16-Jan-2019 to 10:52

ICC prosecutors want Gbagbo barred from returning home

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A day after he was acquitted on all charges, prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Wednesday asked judges to bar Laurent Gbagbo from returning to Cote d’Ivoire.

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15-Jan-2019 to 21:55

Mauritania: President Aziz reiterates promise not to seek 3rd term

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz reminded, once again, in a statement seen Tuesday by APA, his decision not to change the Constitution in order to remain in power.

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15-Jan-2019 to 21:40

ECOWAS warns against interrupting Guinea Bissau’s electoral process

APA-Bissau (G/Bissau) — The mission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Guinea Bissau on Tuesday vowed, in a statement seen by APA, to sanction anyone who will attempt to disturb the conduct of the electoral process in this country.

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